Consumer Protection Links
Washington State Attorney General's Office: Consumer Protection
Consumer tips, plus instructions for resolving consumer complaints.
Consumer Action Website
The Consumer Action Website is maintained and updated by the Federal Citizen Information Center. This website explains how and where to file complaints along with other general information.
DMA Choice - Consumer Assistance
Guidelines for removing yourself from a host of marketing lists.
Federal Citizen Information Center
For more than 40 years, the Federal Citizen Information Center (FCIC) has been a trusted one-stop source for answers to questions about consumer problems and government services.
FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection
This section of the Federal Trade Commission's website offers practical information on a variety of consumer topics.
National Consumer Law Center's Information for Consumers
NCLC has developed a number of guides, brochures, and fact sheets to help consumers understand their rights and make the best choices possible despite difficult financial circumstances.
National Consumer Protection Week
This campaign encourages consumers nationwide to take full advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed decisions.
An informational site created by the American Bar Association to help Internet users become more informed about shopping online.
Be an informed consumer! This KCLS Topic Guide will show you where to find all kinds of consumer-related information. The current page features links for consumer protection, product safety, and product manuals. Click on the tabs above to explore different subjects.
Product Safety Links
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Press releases include product recalls back to 1990.
Food and Drug Administration
Information regarding food, drugs, medical devices, and cosmetics.
Household Products Database
Learn about what's in everyday household products, potential health effects, and safety and handling on this site from the National Institutes of Health.
Consumers Union Product Safety Information
News updates on product safety issues.
KCLS Topic Guides
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